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four. it picks up moving into pittsburg and concord. >> developing news in vallejo. police are investigating a shooting incident that left one dead and four hospitalized. it happened at 8:30 outside a home on humble a block from his -- i-80. lots of police vehicles and crime tame still there as they try to figure out what sparked the gunfire. two were pushed to the hospital by ambulance and two walked in with gunshot wounds. one dieed. we will have a live update in 30 minutes. >> in contra costa county an antioch woman is recovering after being struck by a bullet in a wild shoot out. two opened fire on each other at 6:15 last night. one of the bullets hit a woman inside her home which was down
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the street and around the corner. she is expected to survive. a neighbor says this is an ongoing problem, the third time this home was hit with stray bullets. >> a 14-year-old is in critical condition as being hit by a car in a crosswalk. abc7 news reporter joins us live from concord with what we are lending about the boy. katy? >> beverly the fact that he is 14, police are only confirming he attends a nearby school. but he could go to mount diabolo high school just down the street from the scene of the accident at grant street. the accident happened about 1:30 yesterday afternoon. we have this video and you can see the police working in the intersection where the boy was hit. yesterday was actually a school holiday so it is unclear why he
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was in the area of his school. we know he was in a crosswalk. the driver who hit him did stop and is cooperating with police and the investigation the boy suffered life-threatening internal injuries. he is in critical condition at last check. i talked with the police department and they could not give me an update and i reached out to oakland children's hospital where he was transferred after being taken to john muir hospital. i have not heard back from either on the boy's condition. this intersection, locals know, is dangerous. you can see when you look at it, it is clearly marked with white paint here in the cross walk and there is a yellow sign that lets drivers know there could be a pedestrian in the crosswalk but there is no stop sign and no traffic signal and this is a freeway exit here and it is almost like a four or six way intersection.
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>> president obama will deliver his state of the union address tonight and as we report, the president will spend most of the time on the issue americans say is most important to them. >> president obama's state of the union speech focuses on jobs and the economy and will be different in tone than his inaugural address last month. >> the economy will be central to the speech. how we grow the economy so everyone can participate, pay your fair share. >>the president bushes for additional government spending to promote manufacturing, education, clean energy, and infrastructure, and he will warn congress to avoid the automatic spending cuts if against and education schedules to go in effect open march 1 but avoiding the automatic cuts and adding additional spending requires congressional approval sending the president on a collision course with house republicans. >> it is time for washington to get back to the basics. we cannot condition to spend money we don't have. >> president obama will also elaborate on the big themes from
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the inauguration including climate change. today he goes to asheville, north carolina, and the down is gearing up, including a 12 bone smokeout, a spot where the president has dined before. >> they never tell us when he is coming. it is secret. we don't know. we just wait. >> tonight, democrats are placing a big emphasis on gun control, and give give will be in the house of representatives chamber and the parents of a slain chicago teen who performed at the inauguration of the obamas sitting with the first ladies. >> you can watch the president's state of the union address live here on abc7 and at abc7.com tonight starting at 6:00 p.m. and senator rubio of florida will deliver the republican spot. "wheel of fortune" is at 7:30 following the state of the union followed by the new chef competition "the taste" at 8:00 and then join the abc7 news
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weather team for a look inside bay area weather at 9:00 and then "modern family" at 930 and then "body of proof" and abc7 news at 11. >> san jose may join san francisco on the fight against same-sex marriage ban and they will vote today whether to sign the supreme court brief for san francisco challenging the constitutionality of prop 8. the move would saves san jose the expense of drawing up their own brief. next month, the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to review prop 8 and the defense of marriage act which denies fell benefits to gay and lesbian married couples. >> california teenagers could soon face another rule behind the wheel and what is up for debate. >> the first friday of oakland is marred by gun violence, the changes now coming to the arts festival if light of a deadly shooting. an) 3 days of walking
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register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful >> we are back at 6:10. check out our imagery, we have more moisture out there which is why we have fog and lays.
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you will see both of those around the bay area. the total sunshine by the afternoon, mid-to-upper 60's today, even the coast will have low-to-mid 60's. we will have morning fog tomorrow, and sunny and mid-to-upper 60's and in the mid-60's to near 70 for thursday and friday. that is when the warm spell peaks. >> metering lights are turned on the at bay bridge and traffic is stocking up. sluggish up the incline to san francisco. the santa clara area, lafayette at central expressway, a t-bone accident in the intersection. northbound 17, the overturn in the clearing phases. northbound 280, we have six mile stretch of knew metering lights from jackson to he hand -- leland so give yourself extra time. >> we are learning about changes
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coming to oakland's first friday festival after a shooting left an 18-year-old student dead this month. the 18-year-old was killed and three others were wounded. the oak tribune reports that next month's first friday event will end earlier with fewer street closings and there could be restriction of alcohol consumption. >> you have heard of the gender pay gap, right? there are six jobs where women are bucking the trend and making the same as men. >> team drivers are told to keep their hands off their smartphones. the other gadgets that can soon
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>> santa clara, san francisco, east bay and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> not so good news for novato. the fog back. you are down to three quarters of a mile and laugh mile still in santa rosa. clouds are thicker along the coast to five mile visibility at half moon bay. everyone else is okay. we will have hazy conditions, with fog through 7:00, mid-30's to low 40's. and nearly 60 by noon and low-to-mid 60's this afternoon, and very comfortable evening with temperatures in the low-to-mid 50's. kristen? >> thank you. new this morning, california can make it tougher for minors to use new technology behind the wheel. now, drivers are banned from using smartphones while driving and are banned from using hand's free device. a proposed law will go a step further expanding the ban to cover all electronic wireless
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communications devices which would include touch screen navigation systems and other blue tooth technology. >> electric car company defends itself for a negative review of the new model s sedan with shares down 2 percent yesterday to $38 a share following a review in the "new york times" over the weekend. the review details how the model s failed to meet the stated 300 mile range in cold temperatures. the c.e.o. is dismissing the article accusing the author of writing a "hit piece." he tweeted ""new york times" article about the range in cold is fake and vehicle logs show he did not actually charge to the max and took a long detour." "new york times" says it stands by the story. >> this morning, chuck hagel faces the first hurdle to become the next defense secretary and
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the senate armed services committee will vote on the nomination. the former nebraska senator faces fierce opposition from republican whose have challenged the past statements and votes on israel, iran, and iraq and nuclear weapons. the committee will be split along party lines. hagel's nomination will be sent on to the full senate. >> women's salaries have long trailed men but new numbers show women are closing the gap in some professions with six years with the same number of men and women working, and little difference if their salaries. that includes postal service clerk, biological scientist, advertising sales agent, pharmacist, food preparation worker, and director of religious activists and education. female full time worker make only 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man. >> milk, coffee, orange juice, now mountain dew? a new breakfast beverage the
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pepsi says they will roll out a new fruit flavored beverage geared for the breakfast market. it will be called "kick start" a mix of juice and mountain dew with 92 milligrams of caffeine, less than a church -- cup of coffee, with 80 calories hitting the stories february 25. how many kids do you think will be asking for that in the morning? mom and dad? >> i will check the sugar content. >> it will be high. >> it will give you a buzz. >> now, how is the weather? >> it is cool in some areas bye bye the afternoon we will be wearing the short sleeves and grabbing the sunglasses. the fog is patchy but as we look down from emeryville to the port of oakland you can see a deck of clouds hanging over the port this morning. watch out. although it is not hitting our reporting stations there is still fog in the bay and to the
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coast. you can see the clouds on live doppler 7 hd but notice the lack of radar returns. the moisture is back if the air creating the clouds there is not enough for any rain today. these are the 6:00 observations, one that ins can me the most is santa rosa, half mile visibility with a lot of moisture, and 32 degrees so black ice is possible on the bridges and overpasses that are more susceptible to the air temperature. we have mainly mid-to-upper 30's elsewhere, and in oak at 40, mountain view at 41 and san francisco is 46 and san jose is 38 degrees. temperatures around the monterey bay upper 30's, and inland, low-to-mid 30's. sunshine and mild as we spring board into the afternoon, it will be mostly clear in our cool nights hanging out and we will have 70 degree highs possible thursday and friday and that is when the warmth is going to be
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at height. a lot of 60's and oakland and santa rosa at 68, and 63 today, and san mateo and concord and fairfield, and san rafael, and san jose along with livermore the cooler spots, and around the monterey bay, low to my 60's and 63 to 64 inland the you can see some 40's, and confined to oakland, richmond, san francisco, san mateo, and while we were sleeping, the high pressure gone stronger and now there are two. they keep the jet stream well arm from us. that means look the at temperatures by thursday and friday, soaring to near 70 away from the coast and we will still be in the 60's,'s average, saturday and sunday with extra cloud cover, and monday temperatures back to average, and 50's at the coast if you have the day off. >> you are concerned about fog in santa rosa and in novato and
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san rafael, this is north san roll, no fog here, so that is good with visibility good moving southbound to the golden gate bridge which is fog free, as well. an accident at the intersection of lafayette street and the central expressway blocking the intersection, and northbound 17, overturned cleared out of the lanes and the drive should be improving greatly, however, coming out of the central valley, trayty and 2305, and westbound 580 is slow to the altamont pass and it picks up a bit through livermore. kristen and eric? >> michelle obama will have a special guest at the state of the union address, ahead, the bay area executive that sits right next to the first lady. >> coming up first michael finney and consumer reports are ahead with the best and worst credit cards to young people trying to
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>> we are back at 6:24. i heard a lot of compliments about yesterday's weather. concord is 63. oakland at 68. a degree warmer in san francisco and fremont, 65 in fremont and 64 in san francisco. radar across the entire state shows nothing in our bordering states that matter where you travel, the weather is not an issue other than the glare.
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low-to-mid 50's along the coast and low-to-mid 60's in the central valley and mid-to-upper 40's in the sierra and low-to-upper 60's in southern california. >> we know building credit takes time and that means getting a credit card but some offer outrageous interest rates. >> consumer reports has partnered excuse ofly with 7 on your side on the best and worst credit card deals. michael finney has details. >> lot tougher to get a credit card these days especially if you are going for the very first one. consumer reports has advise on how young people can get a cards without paying big fees. >> college student was rejected for the first two credit cards he applied for. >> they said i didn't have credit history and they could not back me for a card. >> consumer reports experts say if you are able to get a credit card when you have little or no credit history the cards are often a bad deal.
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>> huge start-up costs, big maintenance fees, and giant interest rates. >> a card by discover has $75 annual fee, plus a $12 monthly fee that kicks in after the first year. >> the first premiere bank card has a super high apr, 36 percent! >> the best option for first timecard holder is to get a secured card that requires a security deposit that is equal to the credit limit. >> capital one is better than most with a fee of $29 yearly and apr is 22.9 percent. it has a low late fee of no more than $19. >> if you get a card and establish a good payment history for a year to a year and a half you can ask for another one with better terms. >> daniel was accepted for a kit card and knows he has to use its carefully. >> consumer reports says developing good habits with the
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first credit card can spare you a lifetime of financial brief, pay off a balance every month so you do not get buried in debt and peytons of money in interest charges. >> bart passengers, a new warning is going out about safe tickets. >> but, first, from the silicon valley, to the nation's capitol, the special event taking apple c.e.o. to capitol hill today. >> five people were shot in vallejo last night. what police are telling us this morning is coming up straight ahead. >> sue hall here. metering lights on at the bay bridge. the 280 commute has a big
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, at 6:29 on tuesday. isn't that gorgeous? >> it is. look at those colors! >> like someone took a paintbrush to it. nice sunrise awaits us. a warm day, as well. easy to get up this morning. >> i would love a tie in that color. listen to mike with the forecast. >> that is quite stunning. going to capture that for facebook if you want did show it to your friends. you may not have seen below that, there were clouds and looked like a summer start, a thin layer of clouds starting to spill into the bay and we have fog up north but no rain right now. the possibility of black ice is possible around santa rosa so be careful. 36 to 45, so hazy spots, cloud cover during the morning hours,
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around the bay, and it will be human compared to yesterday by noon, temperatures nearing 60 and we will be in the low-to-mid 60's in the afternoon. it will be clear in the evening. 50 to 55. as we head overnight we may see a few clouds return again. we have profit -- frost and fog near santa rosa where the black ice is possible. most of us around the mid-30's to low 40's. sunny and 60 at noon, a great time to be outside for lunch. at 4:00, not bad, either, the drive home is 61 to 65. now, the morning commute. >> good morning, everyone. to the eastbound area of highway four, a stall getting cleared out of a lane, with no problems here, the reverse commute westbound bumper to bumper moving out of antioch, and typical, unfortunately, through the construction zone that has been ongoing. lafayette street in santa clara, an accident blocking that intersection and new metering
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lights along a six mile stretch of 280 in the northbound direction underway this morning you may want did give yourself extra time between jackson avenue and leland avenue. >> we have develop news from vallejo. one is dead and four wounded after a late night shooting. amy hollyfield is live off of i-80. >> police are still going through the house. look at all the evidence markers they have on the street. it gives you an idea of how much they have to go through at this scene. they have been here since 8:23 and they need anything they can find. they do not have any leads. last night they found two men at 8:25, and one died at the hospital. later three others walked into the hospital and all of them had been shot.
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police were suspicious, but were not sure it was related. this morning they say they have figured out that all five were shot here at this home which is locateed in vallejo with a garage facing eastwood street. four men and a woman were shot. one of the men died. they believe at least a couple of the victims live in this house. one neighbor told the vallejo times that a couple, a man and a woman, moved into the home a month ago, and police say that is all they have right now, they don't have any leads, they have no suspect description to give us, they don't know how many people did the shooting, and i asked if it was gang related or drug-related and they say, too soon to tell and they don't have a motive at this point. reporting live in vallejo. >> bank robbery suspect is underarrest this morning following a dramatic and explosive end to a five hour stand off in newark.
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abc7 was there as officers fired two concussion canisters into a motel room and police say a man suspected of robbing a bank in fremont barricaded himself inside and he finally surrendered after 8:00 last night. he and another man are suspected of robbing a bank of the west three miles away earlier in the day. >> a man is if custody this morning after leading police on a chase through several counties. we brought it like as it happened on abc7 at 11 ending in east oakland. our abc7 news emeryville tower caught the pursuit as it went through berkeley on interstate 80 reaching over 100 miles per hour. the highway proposal ended off interstate 580. >> new this morning, the search for accused cop killer christopher dorner has authorities focusing on mexico.
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they raided a motel last night and it is believed he may have fled to mexico to avoid prosecution. the ex-lapd officer is facing murder charges in the shooting death of a riverside police officer that brings the death penalty. >> the vatican is admitting pope benedict had a pacemaker for years and he underwent secret surgery throw months ago to replace the battery. the vatican says pope benedict will not take part in choosing the successor. he appointed most of the cardinals would will choose the next pope with the largest bloc coming from europe. in the bay area many who gather for mass last night prayed for the pope. some students hope the next pontiff opens a dialogue on issues such as married priests and same-sex marriage. >> i believe in a lot of the traditions and stands we have in the church but we need to move
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forward. >> i don't know about women priests but more respect and authority and power for the women in the church, the laywomen and the nuns and sisters. >> the pope resigns february 28 and the vatican hopes to have a new pope by easter, a month later. >> the white house confirms that president obama will talk about north korea's latest nuclear test in the state of the union address. right new, the united states security council is holding a closed session, emergency meeting, to discuss what actions to take next. early this morning, north korea announced they had successfully test add minute too nuclear device, the third conducted by the country. at the same time, an earthquake was detected in the area with a magnitude 4.9 and 5.2. >> apple c.e.o. will be a guest of the first lady during the "state of the union" address. he will join michelle obama in the special viewing box.
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a white house official says he has been invited because apple is a leading tech innovator with plans to start manufacturing macs in the united states. republicans have their own special guest, rockstar and gun advocate ted nugent. senator rubio of florida will deliver the republican response. >> it is 6:37. a bay area team is badly injured after getting hit by a car if a crosswalk. >> scamers are targeting bart commuters with a new warning for passengers. >> you can see the cloud cover in this picture of the bay bridge toll plaza. we will check with mike and see what is going on weather-wise.
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>> and now temperatures. how to dress outside, mid-to-upper 30's, and low 40s around oakland and 46 in san francisco. but lock at santa rosa, 32, half mile visibility. that is freezing and a lost moisture so i am worried about black ice the next hour and a half. be careful. three quarters of a mile visibility in novato so issues there, too. as far as temperatures, we are in the mid-to-upper 60's this afternoon with a lot of sunshine. this is not the end. we will have 70's in the seven-day outlook. sue? >> we go to the san mateo bridge. we have a beautiful morning shaping up with the skylightening and getting busy on the san mateo bridge on the flat section from the toll place and westbound to brake lights on the flat section and sluggish
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toward the foster city area. you are at 20-minute drive across the span. eastbound highway four, what was a stall looks like a big rig slammed into the stall so we have an accident. big rig versus a pickup eastbound which is reverse commute. westbound is sluggish, and now more because of rubbernecking. >> this morning, bart police are warping passengers to look out for counterfeit tickets that look like the real thing. according to bart, thieves are selling the bogus tickets near the bart stations. the transit agency is recommending riders get a card or only buy from vending machines at the stations. part tickets are electronic and if you buy a counterfeit you do not get a refund. >> this would be a dream come true, a path from niners legend -- a pass from niners legend joe
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montana. >> we will go live to jane king at the new york stock exchange. >> but, first, the aftermath in concord when a car hit as 12-year-old boy. 12-year-old boy. ahead, what we aredays of walkig to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful
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>> santa rosa, berkeley, and san jose and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> we will talk about how much warmer than average it will be just about everywhere. san jose is the exception at 63. redwood city, 64, two degrees above average. san francisco, 64, three, livermore is three degrees above average. napa is 68.
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across the state, the last three hours are bone dry and low do mid-60's through the central valley and mid to mid-40's in the sierra. safe travels. now, more news greater risk. >> 6:44th time to check with josh for a preview of "good morning america" in 15 minutes. >> good tuesday morning to you both. much more on the resignation of pope benedict xvi. he announced he would resign at month's end. he will be the first pope in 600 years to do so. who, then, is the leading contender? we will have answers live from rome next on "good morning america" next. >> breaking news, president obama is expected to announce 34,000 u.s. troops will be hope from afghanistan a year from today. that announcement comes during his "state of the union" address tonight according to the associated press. the 34,000 troops troops are hae
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troop level in afghanistan and the decision marks the next phase in the president's plan to end the war by the end of 2014. a crosswalk collision in the east bay left a 14-year-old boy fighting for his life this morning. now live from concord with what we know about the crash. >> i talked with the conquered police department but they don't have an update on the investigation or the victim. we know when he was hit he suffered internal injuries, life threatening injuries and is in critical condition. the accident happened at this intersection it is clearly marked. there is a yellow sign warning drivers this could be a pedestrian in the intersection. you can see where the intersection is in con record
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and the high school down the street from the intersection. school was out yesterday but there are reports that the 14-year-old who was hit was a freshman so we believe he attended school there but school was out yesterday so we don't know why he was in the area. this video from sky 7 of the accident, around 1:30 yesterday afternoon, the boy was in a crosswalk and the driver did stop and is cooperating with the investigation. police say it does not look like the driver was speeding or drinking. the boy was initially taken to the medical center which is right down the street and across from the high school but transported to oakland children's hospital. i have reached out to children's hospital for an update but have not heard back on his condition at this time. >> 6:47. new this morning, the novato police department have a man in custody facing charges of attempted lewd acts with a
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minor. a 53-year-old man from santa rosa was allegedly sending sexually explicit messages to a 13-year-old girl and attempting to arrange a meeting. police arrested the suspect at 6:00 last night where the meeting was supposed to take place. he has been booked in jail. >> tonight you can meet football legend joe montana and catch a pass from him. the former san francisco 49er is the gift of honor in san francisco in union square and will sign autographs and throwing indoor passes. the store is having a lottery for a chance to win an autographed football from the hall of fameer. >> how much do pizza hut fans like the smell of pizza? >> more signs the housing market has turned a corner.
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now, to jane king. >> good morning. the late payment rate on mortgages is at a four year low so another positive for housing. california is the state seeing the most improvement. the delinquency rate is down by a third from a year ago to above a percent. watch for the price on your homeowner's insurance to go up if january is any indication, insurance rates up 3 percent to 4 percent in january compared to a year ago at the number of severe weather events increase and the cost insuring a business against catastrophe is at record high. the markets this morning are pretty quiet. we are mixed but distributionless so far. the silicon valley index trading slightly lower. investors watching the airline industry and these two companies if particular as expected for a merger announcement intensify and "wall street journal" reporting the boards of
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america's airlines parents and us airways will meet separately today. roses, if they are too boring for valentine's day, how about perfume? pizza hunt has bottled the smell of pizza in a bottled perfume saying it came from the comments of a facebook fan saying they love the smell of the pizza so much they wish they could bottle it. it is limited edition. >> pizza perfume. gentleman, don't get that for your wife. nothing against pizza hut. >> she won't like it in. >> when the dog starts licking you... >> that is why we have cats. >> now a look outside to show you what is going on, that is
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what is going on in the air, a few clouds hanging around, and the clouds are broken up, a little bit of high fog of marine layer clouds. if you are down there, i write a little column and you can look at it and ask questions. >> we have limited moisture with low clouds so it is making it hazy and foggy trapped in the north bay but no snow radar runs. now, temperatures. freezing cold in fairfield and santa ocean and everyone else mid-to-upper 30's until oakland and san francisco, low do mid-40's and monterey bay temperatures in the upper and inland, low-to-mid 30's so frost. sunny and mild this afternoon. a lot like yesterday. mostly clear and cool again tonight, watch out for patchy fog and possibly along the
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coast, as well as the north bay. we will hold on to this until at least friday with the 70-degree highs. 63, 4, 6 and 65 in the south bay. on the peninsula, from 65 in los altos to 62 in gilroy. mid-60's around downtown south san francisco. not bad in bodega bay, with temperatures in the mid 60's and 68 in santa rosa, the warm spot, to 67 in sonoma and along the east bay shore, 68 in oakland, the warmest, and a lot of 65's and 66's and inland, cooler around pittsburg and brentwood and everyone else in the mid-60's. concord is 64 and dublin is 65. low-to-mid 60's around the monterey bay and mid-60's. tonight, mid-30's inland, 40's around oakland and san mateo and san francisco and half moon bay.
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here are the two major players, twins, high pressure there, one over the water, one here, pushing the ridge well to the north. now, how warm do we get tomorrow, mid-to-upper 60's and mid-60 to 70's near thursday and friday, if you have to work all week, we will keep the warmer-than-average weather can cooler, and back to normal for the holiday monday. sue? >> i have an update, first, a live look at walnut creek with brake lights headed southbound, sluggish and crawling along to 24, and it picks up through the san ramon valley. now, the accident eastbound four, what was a stall, a big rig slammed into the salt pickup truck and it is jammed. westbound slow from antioch, and debris westbound at bailey's with metal and wood debris in the lanes so rough commute both directions. new accident south 87 beyond 280 in the san jose area. kristen and eric?
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>> ahead, five things to know before you go. >> the abc7 morning news is
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>> as we are read to hand things off to "good morning america" here are five things to know before you go. one, vallejo police are on the scene of a shooting that left one person dead and sent four to the hospital. the shooting happened a block away from i-80 at a home on the corner with no arrests so far. >> two, a foreign-year-old is in critical condition after being hit by a car in a crosswalk in concord. we see where it happened yesterday afternoon. the driver is cooperating with police. >> three, the vatican admits that pope benedict xvi has had a pacemaker for years. he underwent secret surgery three months ago to replace the battery. the vatican says the pope will not take part in choosing the
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successor. >> unusual four, president obama is blasting an overnight nuclear test by north korea that is in defiance of a u.n. order to stop building atomic weapons. the security council is holding an emergency meeting. this is the third and most powerful nuclear test. >> number five, the rain will not stop the good times for fat tuesday. the forecast today is calling for wet weather in new orleans, but so far all events are going on an schedule. some camped out overnight. the hardy partygoers wanted a best stop for the parade. >> final check on the accweather forecast. >> fog in the north bay so concern with temperatures near freezing and the fog are crossing through the bay and making it to the san francisco bay around oakland and san francisco but now all flights are on time.
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>> temperatures in the upper 50's to mid 60's and breezy and the rest of us have total sunshine by the afternoon and low-to-upper 60's. enjoy. sue? >> to the bay bridge, metering lights are on and traffic is bumper to bumper back to highway 24 with no major stalls or citizens but -- no stalls or accidents. on 80, at richmond, a stall resulting in heavy traffic beyond hilltop and a fire hire san jose south 87 beyond 280. that is the commute. >> thank you very were. the only news continues in 25 minutes. >> we are always on at abc7news.com.
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, north korea defies the world. staging a huge nuclear test. detonating its third bomb. the launch detected from here in the u.s. outcry from around the globe. martha raddatz is live with this developing story. breaking, new details on the pope's stunning resignation. a year in the making. the covert operation to replace his pacemaker now revealed.
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and we learn of the retirement home being built right now on vatican property. we're live, from rome, with the latest. crisis escalates on the carnival cruise ship stranded at sea. thousands of passengers trapped with no toilets and scarce food. the ship now being towed at a snail's pace to alabama. this morning we hear directly from those onboard for the first time. >> there's no lights. no water. we can't flush. ♪ highway to the danger zone and caught on tape. the corvette versus the chopper. gripping video just released of a dangerous stunt in the desert for a top reality show. the chopper spinning wildly out of control and crashing. unbelievably, the pilot walks away. and good morning, everyone. happy mardi gras to robin. she's going to be back in just

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